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Servers on Demand: Custom Water-Cooled Servers in One Hour

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Hosting company OVH was an unusually early adopter of the build-your-own server model, and now has a server manufacturing facility located inside its extraordinary new data center in Quebec. The company says this allows it to roll out water-cooled servers just one hour after an online order is placed. Read More

Intel Targets Cloud Data Centers with New Atom C2000 Chips

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Intel has unveiled the new Atom C2000, a low-power chip designed to bring the power efficiency of mobile phones into the hyperscale environments of cloud data centers. Intel says the new chip will allow it expand in markets for microservers, cold storage and entry-level networking technology. Read More

Unisys Offers Migration Path from RISC to Intel

Unisys (UIS) has announced a partnership with Intel (INTC) to bring to market a secure computing platform for cloud and big data workloads, while offering Unix clients a cost-effective path off legacy RISC-based platforms onto an Intel-based environment. Read More

AMD Adds New Embedded Low-Power Chip

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AMD has a new chip, called the GX-210JA APU, with a full System-on-Chip (SoC) design. It uses one-third less energy than the previous low-power Embedded G-Series SOC at 6 watts maximum thermal design power (TDP), and approximately 3 watts expected average power. Read More

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